眠い

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ねむ
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Adjective[edit]

眠い (-i inflection, hiragana ねむい, romaji nemui)

  1. sleepy
     (わたし) (ねむ)
    watashi wa nemui.
    I'm sleepy.
     (ねむ)なる。
    Nemuku naru.
    To get/become sleepy.
     (かれ) (ねむ)そうだ。
    kare wa nemu sō da.
    He looks sleepy.
     (ねむ)そうな () ()る。
    Nemu sō na me de miru.
    To look with sleepy eyes.
  2. drowsy
     (ねむ)くてたまらない。
    Nemukute tamaranai.
    I'm feeling so drowsy.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.